Impeached Kisii Deputy Governor’s Fate Uncertain as Petitioner Withdraws Challenge

In the ongoing saga surrounding the impeachment of Deputy Governor Robert Monda in Kisii County, The petitioner, Jared Mairura, who had been challenging Monda’s ouster, unexpectedly filed a notice of withdrawal before the Nyamira High Court.

This surprising move dealt a blow to Monda’s hopes of reclaiming his position, leaving his fate hanging in the balance.

Mairura’s initial challenge to Monda’s impeachment before Justice Winfridah Okwany has now taken an unexpected turn.

His new lawyer, Muli Munyaro, urged the court to accept his client’s decision to withdraw the lawsuit, originally filed before Justice Ogolla.

Monda’s impeachment stemmed from serious allegations including gross violation of the constitution, abuse of office, gross misconduct, and the commission of crimes under national law. The Senate found him guilty on all four charges, with a majority of senators voting against him.

Meanwhile, the spotlight shifts to Elijah Obebo, who awaits approval by the Kisii County Assembly to assume the role of Deputy Governor.

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